Frequently Asked Questions

What ages does First Tee instruct? First Tee teaches participants ages 7 through 18.

Who are the instructors? Certified First Tee coaches and volunteers.

What is the cost? There is a one-time fee of $100.00 that covers all classes for each summer session. Program scholarships are available based on financial need.

Are classes canceled because of weather? If weather becomes severe enough to cancel classes, an email will be sent to parents as well as being posted via our social media avenues.

How long are your classes? Depending on location, classes are 90 minutes in length and are held Monday-Friday.

What if I don't have any golf clubs? Golf equipment will be supplied to those participants who don't have their own.

Where do the classes take place? At West Grand Golf, Woodland Hills Golf Course/Des Moines Driving Range, Coldwater Golf Links, Woodward Golf Club, Copper Creek Golf Course, Grinnell College Golf Course, and Glen Oaks Country Club.

Does First Tee — Central Iowa offer private lessons? No, not at this time.

Can a child stay involved with First Tee year after year? Yes. Participants will learn interpersonal, self management, and goal setting, skills (in addition to golf) as they advance through our age-based curriculum.